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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After reading some reviews on this hotel i was a little apprehensive about our holiday. Well i can tell you it was an amazing hotel in an up and coming area. Outside was packed with half built hotels and not a lot else.however a short walk into santa maria proved to be very enjoyable and relaxing.yes,you do get bugged by...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading some reviews before we traveled, we were a bit apprehensive about the resort but on arrival we found that the accommodation (bungalow) was spacious, clean and well equipped. Rooms were cleaned very well daily and clean towels and bedding were also. Having a food allergy I was worried about what i could eat but found the chefs to...

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Stara Zagora
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was with group of 30 people from Bulgaria,and we was good suprised from the Hotel. Good food! , Very good animation !!! The beach was amaizing !!! . The good city with perfect noght life was near to the Hotel, just 10 minutes walking ! Crioula is a very good Hotel for all kind of Vacation.

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3Thank Todor-Ivanov-Toto
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

me and my boyfriend arrived on the 12th april expecting the worst after reading so many negative reviews although on this occasion i am glad that i didnt listen, the hotel is very basic but rooms and pool cleaned every day, staff always friendly amd helpful and majority spoke really good english, the animantion team made our holiday jusy perfect...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are quite big but a little tired, maid cleaned rooms every day, one of our rooms had been used by smokers and smelt awful for the first few days. The staff and animation team were all very friendly , the food was varied with lots of choice, usually at least 2 fish, 2 meats, pasta,pizza and salads, all well...

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Crioula H, Manager at Crioula Club Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stuart M, Let us express our sincere thanks and appreciation for your kind words and to be given the opportunity to extend our hospitality. For us, staff is what makes a place and here we try to offer to our guests a unique and memorable stay by making them feel like home. Furthermore, we appreciate your kind words about...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well this was our third visit to cape verde our first in 2014 our third im march 2017 , the first time we went we actually stayed at this hotel ,was amazing food ,drink , Lovely staff , hence the reason we wanted to return , we could not get in to this hotel last year so booked the riu...

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Crioula H, Guest Relations Manager at Crioula Club Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tony C, Thank you for the candid and refreshing review left on our TripAdvisor page recognizing the important attributes of the hotel. It's quite the pleasure to have you as a regular guest here in smartline Crioula, as you're always welcome anytime. It is never our intention to disappoint a guest in any way. We will review your comments...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very friendly family hotel on a lovely the lovely Island of Sal, Cape Verde. Good food and lots for the kids to do as well as adults. Many water sports including kite surfing, wind surfing, catamaran and boat trips. Island tours and lovely local colourful culture. Highly recommended

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Crioula H, Manager at Crioula Club Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear tracy20152016, Thank you for the candid and refreshing review left on our TripAdvisor page recognizing the important attributes of the hotel. Our locations is definitely one of the things we are very proud of about our hotel. We are so lucky to have a property in the heart of Santa Maria and a very strategic location that brings our...

Pontefract
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not what it says in the brochure. Check in was very smooth no problems shown to our room right at the back of the hotel, god help you if you get a room 308 through to 318 as these rooms look out onto the workshops where they are banging and clanging day and night with music playing....

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Crioula H, Guest Relations Manager at Crioula Club Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear richy5, Thank you for your feedback and that you have taken the time to describe your impressions. A great pleasure to read you had such a fabulous time with us and enjoyed so much Santa Maria. Whenever your travels take you back , do make sure to let us know so we can assure some more quality time for...

Southern England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading mixed reviews we erred on the side of the good ones & have just returned from a great week away. This isn't a 4 star hotel but we didn't expect that from the money we paid. We found the staff to be lovely, never any problems being served with a smile. The rooms do need an update but...

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Crioula H, Guest Relations Manager at Crioula Club Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ladies_that_holiday, Many thanks for your nice review here on TripAdvisor! Your praises regarding our delicious culinary offer and the cleanliness of smartline Crioula makes us very happy. Also, thanks for your kind words and mentioning that hotel generously offers a good choice of menu throughout the week. We are honored that you have shared your experience on TripAdvisor. We...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned home after a weeks break with my partner and grown up kids.. All in all it was a lovely place but a week was enough... I would return but maybe not for a few years when its more established, the place is clean and the staff are fab... The main issues with the place was the cold in...

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Crioula H, Guest Relations Manager at Crioula Club Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear linds275, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with the valuable readers here on TripAdvisor. It is truly exciting to receive reviews like yours! We all strive to make our guests stay a memorable one with offering a warm and genuine service. One of our main goals is to offer delicious culinary and it is great to see that we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in June 2000 with the aim to reach to Italian market demand, begins to extend to other European markets in 2007, arousing the interest of many TO, by its location, rooms particularity (large and well distributed), kitchen and general services. In 2014, after a partnership with Thomas Cook Group, associated with the brand smartline, the hotel started a deep restructuring process, increasing as well its capacity. All services are covered, since, restaurants, bars, rooms, pool, reception, anphitheatre, much of which is already completed. A new face of the smartline Crioula will be presented from November 2014, and is already perceptible, which also includes more beverage offers in AI, and more options for cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crioula Club Hotel & Resort

Address: C.P. 45, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: ₹ 6,012 - ₹ 14,415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crioula Club Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 244
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Also Known As:
Crioula Hotel Santa Maria
Crioula Santa Maria
Crioula Club Hotel & Resort Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#10 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
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“All rooms good”
barrymZ9369DR, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Family rooms are as one large room”
tracy20152016, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I dont think there is a good room”
richy5, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Brilliant place for a quiet break”
littledoo19, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in any of them”
debbies563, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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